IBM Ends Remote Work, and Other Industry News

Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.

Image via Quartz.
  • “IBM, remote-work pioneer, is calling thousands of employees back to the office”, reads the headline of a well-written Quartz article that digs into the pros and cons of remote work, generally, and IBM’s move, in particular.
  • WSJ explores “the not-so-creepy” reasons that more companies are tracking employees with sensors.
  • According to Environmental Science & Technology, a recent study found that potentially cancer-causing chemicals once used to treat foam cushioning in furniture and carpet padding — and banned in California in 2006 — are still showing up in women’s bodies 10 years later.

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